Archive for June, 2013

  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government increased subsidised-fuel price at last. Indonesian government finally increased subsidised-fuel price on Friday (21/6). Price of gasoline currently stands at IDR 6,500 (USD 0.65), whereas diesel IDR 5,500 (USD 0.55); both are increases of 44 percent and 22 percent, respectively. Responding to the news, long […]

    New Summary: 21-27 June 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government increased subsidised-fuel price at last. Indonesian government finally increased subsidised-fuel price on Friday (21/6). Price of gasoline currently stands at IDR 6,500 (USD 0.65), whereas diesel IDR 5,500 (USD 0.55); both are increases of 44 percent and 22 percent, respectively. Responding to the news, long […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia about to raise subsidised-fuel prices in time. Indonesian government will raise subsidised-fuel price within a short time. Although the 2013 budget revision has been approved on Monday (17/06), some technical matters regarding the implementation stiill need to be completed. The approval from the house of representatives […]

    News Summary: 15-20 June 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia about to raise subsidised-fuel prices in time. Indonesian government will raise subsidised-fuel price within a short time. Although the 2013 budget revision has been approved on Monday (17/06), some technical matters regarding the implementation stiill need to be completed. The approval from the house of representatives […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Bank Indonesia increased anchor rate to cope with inflation. Following a 25 basis point raise on the overnight deposit facility to 4.25 percent on Tuesday (11/6), Indonesian central bank finally raised its reference rate, namely BI rate, by 25 basis points, from 5.75 to 6 percent, after […]

    News Summary: 8-14 June 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Bank Indonesia increased anchor rate to cope with inflation. Following a 25 basis point raise on the overnight deposit facility to 4.25 percent on Tuesday (11/6), Indonesian central bank finally raised its reference rate, namely BI rate, by 25 basis points, from 5.75 to 6 percent, after […]

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  • This article was published in the Jakarta Post, 4 June 2013 by Chris Manning   The May Day rallies in Indonesia this year were mostly peaceful, large and colorful. Why shouldn’t they be? The previous year’s 2012 campaign for higher wages was spectacularly successful. Besides very large (close to 50 […]

    Chris Manning: A robust wage campaign in 2013

    This article was published in the Jakarta Post, 4 June 2013 by Chris Manning   The May Day rallies in Indonesia this year were mostly peaceful, large and colorful. Why shouldn’t they be? The previous year’s 2012 campaign for higher wages was spectacularly successful. Besides very large (close to 50 […]

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  •     The first Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum was held in CSIS’ new building in its old location on 30 May 2013. Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum is a one-day conference jointly held by CSIS and ANU Indonesia Indonesia Project. This event was attended by approximately 200 people, ranging from government […]

    2013 Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum

        The first Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum was held in CSIS’ new building in its old location on 30 May 2013. Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum is a one-day conference jointly held by CSIS and ANU Indonesia Indonesia Project. This event was attended by approximately 200 people, ranging from government […]

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  • In conjunction with the book launch during the Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum in Jakarta, the Update book, Education in Indonesia, was also launched at the Economic Faculty, Hasanuddin University (Unhas) in Makassar, South Sulawesi on 29 May 2013. Around 60 people, mostly graduate students and academics attended the event. Professor […]

    Public Lecture and Book Launch Education in Indonesia in Makassar

    In conjunction with the book launch during the Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum in Jakarta, the Update book, Education in Indonesia, was also launched at the Economic Faculty, Hasanuddin University (Unhas) in Makassar, South Sulawesi on 29 May 2013. Around 60 people, mostly graduate students and academics attended the event. Professor […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia records first time deflation in ten years. Central statistics agency (BPS) records Indonesia’s first time deflation in ten years – a figure of 0.03 percent in May 2013. BPS chairman Suryamin attributes it as the success of government control. The deflation contributes from price decline […]

    News Summary: 30 May – 7 June 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia records first time deflation in ten years. Central statistics agency (BPS) records Indonesia’s first time deflation in ten years – a figure of 0.03 percent in May 2013. BPS chairman Suryamin attributes it as the success of government control. The deflation contributes from price decline […]

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  • This article was published in The Australian on 27 May 2013. Opinion by Hal Hill   COMMENDABLY, Tony Abbott says his first overseas trip as prime minister would be to Indonesia and he would have a “foreign policy that’s focused on Jakarta”. What kind of Indonesia would he encounter? First, […]

    Hal Hill: Abbott Should Go to Jakarta with a Broad Agenda

    This article was published in The Australian on 27 May 2013. Opinion by Hal Hill   COMMENDABLY, Tony Abbott says his first overseas trip as prime minister would be to Indonesia and he would have a “foreign policy that’s focused on Jakarta”. What kind of Indonesia would he encounter? First, […]

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  •   Budy Resosudarmo from ANU Indonesia Project and Muhammad Handry Imansyah from the Faculty of Economics, Lambung Mangkurat University, held a dialogue with local governments in Kalimantan on recent local economic developments, particularly in regards to changing economic structure and its implications to other social indicators such as poverty, health […]

    Briefing Local Government on Changes in Economic Structure in Kalimantan

      Budy Resosudarmo from ANU Indonesia Project and Muhammad Handry Imansyah from the Faculty of Economics, Lambung Mangkurat University, held a dialogue with local governments in Kalimantan on recent local economic developments, particularly in regards to changing economic structure and its implications to other social indicators such as poverty, health […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Inflation may reach 7.76 percent if fuel price hikes. The newly appointed Bank Indonesia’s governor Agus Martowardjojo views that annual inflation rate may rise to 7.76 percent if the government raises fuel prices this year. In April 2013, the annualised inflation rate was 5.57 percent. Inflation […]

    News Summary: 24-30 May 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Inflation may reach 7.76 percent if fuel price hikes. The newly appointed Bank Indonesia’s governor Agus Martowardjojo views that annual inflation rate may rise to 7.76 percent if the government raises fuel prices this year. In April 2013, the annualised inflation rate was 5.57 percent. Inflation […]

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